Border-Gavaskar Trophy - 1st Test

India v Australia

India won by 179 runs

India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
NR Mongia c †Healy b Kasprowicz 58 180 132 9 0 43.93
NS Sidhu run out (ME Waugh) 62 189 133 7 2 46.61
R Dravid c Robertson b Warne 52 241 169 5 0 30.76
SR Tendulkar c Taylor b Warne 4 7 5 1 0 80.00
M Azharuddin* c Reiffel b Warne 26 80 63 4 0 41.26
SC Ganguly lbw b Robertson 3 21 20 0 0 15.00
A Kumble c SR Waugh b Robertson 30 92 77 3 0 38.96
J Srinath c Taylor b Warne 1 3 3 0 0 33.33
RK Chauhan c †Healy b Robertson 3 12 16 0 0 18.75
Harvinder Singh not out 0 17 12 0 0 0.00
SLV Raju b Robertson 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 6, nb 4) 18
Total (all out; 104.2 overs; 428 mins) 257 (2.46 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-122 (Mongia, 42.3 ov), 2-126 (Sidhu, 43.6 ov), 3-130 (Tendulkar, 45.5 ov), 4-186 (Azharuddin, 65.4 ov), 5-195 (Ganguly, 70.5 ov), 6-247 (Kumble, 96.4 ov), 7-248 (Srinath, 97.2 ov), 8-253 (Chauhan, 100.4 ov), 9-257 (Dravid, 103.4 ov), 10-257 (Raju, 104.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MS Kasprowicz 21 8 44 1 2.09 (3nb)
PR Reiffel 15 4 27 0 1.80 (2nb)
SK Warne 35 11 85 4 2.42 (1nb)
GR Robertson 28.2 4 72 4 2.54
ME Waugh 1 0 4 0 4.00
SR Waugh 4 1 11 0 2.75
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c †Mongia b Harvinder Singh 12 103 73 0 0 16.43
MJ Slater c Dravid b Kumble 11 43 34 2 0 32.35
ME Waugh c Ganguly b Raju 66 180 130 8 1 50.76
SR Waugh b Kumble 12 18 17 1 0 70.58
RT Ponting c †Mongia b Raju 18 50 34 1 0 52.94
GS Blewett lbw b Chauhan 9 31 32 0 0 28.12
IA Healy c Ganguly b Raju 90 257 194 6 0 46.39
PR Reiffel c Dravid b Kumble 15 51 51 1 0 29.41
SK Warne c Tendulkar b Kumble 17 12 39 2 0 43.58
GR Robertson c †Mongia b Srinath 57 198 152 7 0 37.50
MS Kasprowicz not out 11 54 33 2 0 33.33
Extras (b 1, lb 6, nb 3) 10
Total (all out; 130.3 overs; 517 mins) 328 (2.51 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Slater, 9.4 ov), 2-44 (Taylor, 24.2 ov), 3-57 (SR Waugh, 27.4 ov), 4-95 (Ponting, 41.1 ov), 5-119 (Blewett, 50.1 ov), 6-137 (ME Waugh, 55.1 ov), 7-173 (Reiffel, 69.2 ov), 8-201 (Warne, 79.5 ov), 9-297 (Healy, 116.6 ov), 10-328 (Robertson, 130.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 17.3 3 46 1 2.62 (3nb)
Harvinder Singh 11 4 28 1 2.54 (1nb)
A Kumble 45 10 103 4 2.28 (1nb)
RK Chauhan 25 3 90 1 3.60 (1nb)
SLV Raju 32 8 54 3 1.68
India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
NR Mongia lbw b Blewett 18 69 57 2 0 31.57
NS Sidhu c Ponting b Robertson 64 171 127 10 1 50.39
R Dravid c †Healy b Warne 56 214 149 7 0 37.58
SR Tendulkar not out 155 286 191 14 4 81.15
M Azharuddin* c SR Waugh b ME Waugh 64 123 89 8 1 71.91
SC Ganguly not out 30 49 36 4 0 83.33
Extras (b 18, lb 6, nb 7) 31
Total (4 wickets dec; 107 overs; 458 mins) 418 (3.90 runs per over)
Did not bat A Kumble, J Srinath, RK Chauhan, SLV Raju, Harvinder Singh
Fall of wickets 1-43 (Mongia, 16.3 ov), 2-115 (Sidhu, 42.4 ov), 3-228 (Dravid, 68.3 ov), 4-355 (Azharuddin, 95.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MS Kasprowicz 14 6 42 0 3.00 (1nb)
PR Reiffel 9 1 32 0 3.55 (2nb)
GR Robertson 27 4 92 1 3.40 (1nb)
SK Warne 30 7 122 1 4.06 (2nb)
GS Blewett 10 2 35 1 3.50
ME Waugh 9 0 44 1 4.88
SR Waugh 8 0 27 0 3.37 (1nb)
Australia 2nd innings (target: 348 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater b Srinath 13 37 23 2 0 56.52
MA Taylor* c Srinath b Kumble 13 66 42 2 0 30.95
GS Blewett c Dravid b Kumble 5 18 12 1 0 41.66
PR Reiffel c Azharuddin b Raju 8 100 84 1 0 9.52
ME Waugh c Dravid b Kumble 18 41 38 3 0 47.36
SR Waugh c Dravid b Raju 27 77 71 4 0 38.02
RT Ponting lbw b Raju 2 9 7 0 0 28.57
IA Healy not out 32 92 72 3 0 44.44
SK Warne c Kumble b Chauhan 35 58 52 4 1 67.30
GR Robertson b Chauhan 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
MS Kasprowicz c Srinath b Kumble 4 12 8 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 4, lb 3, nb 4) 11
Total (all out; 67.5 overs; 260 mins) 168 (2.47 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Slater, 8.2 ov), 2-30 (Blewett, 12.1 ov), 3-31 (Taylor, 14.4 ov), 4-54 (ME Waugh, 26.4 ov), 5-79 (Reiffel, 39.1 ov), 6-91 (Ponting, 41.6 ov), 7-96 (SR Waugh, 47.4 ov), 8-153 (Warne, 64.3 ov), 9-153 (Robertson, 64.4 ov), 10-168 (Kasprowicz, 67.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 6 4 9 1 1.50
Harvinder Singh 2 0 9 0 4.50
RK Chauhan 22 7 66 2 3.00 (4nb)
A Kumble 22.5 7 46 4 2.01
SLV Raju 15 4 31 3 2.06
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series India led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts GR Robertson (Australia); Harvinder Singh (India)
Player of the match SR Tendulkar (India)
Umpires G Sharp (England) and S Venkataraghavan
TV umpire KSB Murali
Match referee PL van der Merwe (South Africa)
Close of play
Fri, 6 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 232/5 (R Dravid 42*, A Kumble 19*, 90 ov)
Sat, 7 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 193/7 (IA Healy 31*, SK Warne 13*, 74 ov)
Sun, 8 Mar - day 3 - India 2nd innings 100/1 (NS Sidhu 55*, R Dravid 18*, 34 ov)
Mon, 9 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 31/3 (PR Reiffel 0*, 14.4 ov)
Tue, 10 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 168 (67.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Lunch: India 200/2 (Tendulkar 50*, Dravid 44*, 62 overs)
  • Tea: India 312/3 (Tendulkar 116*, Azharuddin 29*, 88 overs)
  • Australia set a target of 348 to win from approximately 107 overs. This was the same target required by India in the Tied Test at the same ground in 1986.
 
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Mar 9, 1998

Sachin Tendulkar flicks Greg Blewett, India v Australia, 1st Test, Chennai, 4th day, March 9, 1998

Sachin Tendulkar flicks Greg Blewett

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